SFVBJ CURRENT EDITION
PUBLISHING: Academic journal powerhouse takes bigger digs.
Academic and professional demand drives growth at Sage Publications.
Queen Mary 2 even pampers pets after $132 million refit.
Cunard upgrades to house more ocean-going pets.
Global direct foreign investments swelled 36 percent last year.
POLITICS: Despite judge’s decision, Antelope Valley thinks county owes money.
Antelope Valley Hospital had its first court hearing earlier this month regarding its lawsuit against Los Angeles County and its board of supervisors for allegedly misallocating billions of dollars of Measure B funding.
LAW: Attorneys sign up hundreds of Porter Ranch residents.
The Porter Ranch gas leak has attracted a swarm of attorneys.
AGRICULTURE: Land O’Lakes to pay $17 million for Ceres.
Ceres Inc.’s switch to improving forage crop yields attracts purchase offer from Land O’Lakes.
Glendale clinic has a $499 inclusive deal that avoids insurance.
Excluding insurance brings business but also potential risks to Glendale fixed-price clinic.
Resolution website OneDayDecisions.com to put its spots on air.
What’s a national TV ad campaign worth? 10 percent of its equity, according to one startup.
Michelle Arevalo’s child-friendly events attract women in sales.
Professional moms and kids get business-oriented playdates through networking startup.
In births of startups, L.A. metro ranks fourth but only 33rd for growing them.
ACQUISITION: ReachLocal in Woodland Hills to join newspaper chain in $156 million deal.
Why Gannett Co. Inc. sees value in online marketer ReachLocal Inc.
BIOTECH: Venture division seeks access to technology, potential takeovers.
Amgen Inc. backs startups for their future value.
ENVIRONMENT: Lockheed installs 3,300 solar panels adjacent to Palmdale plant.
The top secret Lockheed Martin Corp. Skunk Works facility in Palmdale is now generating a portion of its own power from a solar installation that went active at the end of May.
MANAGEMENT: Company secures staffing contracts for doctors at two facilities.
Health management company Apollo Medical Holdings Inc. is expanding in Northern California, securing two new contracts to provide hospitalist services to Mee Memorial Hospital in King City and Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital in Salinas.
Looking for a second career? David Bash switched from college instructor to music festival promoter.
International Pop Overthrow Music Festival promoter David Bash.
Service-focused enterprises again lead the Business Journal’s ranking of most lucrative Valley-area companies – and there’s a reason for it.
Overview of the top two most profitable companies and how they do it.
Why some local public companies have left the list.
REDEVELOPMENT: Mixed-use project would have senior housing and a multiplex.
For its downtown, Reseda wants the same attractions other neighborhoods want – places to shop, eat and be entertained so residents and visitors will stay and spend money there.
News and notes from the greater San Fernando Valley
Christian multimedia company Salem Media Group launched a news talk radio station over the July 4 weekend, airing throughout the greater San Francisco metro area – including Modesto, Sacramento and San Jose.
Calendar of events
Massive debt, tanking oil prices, Brexit and lastly a mini-tender offer tell a bad-luck story for California Resources Corp.
HOSPITALITY: Height limit forces developer to weigh self-storage.
Three-story hotel or a three-story self-storage facility? Calabasas awaits the future of a 4-acre parcel off Las Virgenes Road.
BIOTECH: Medtronic, Qualcomm to create sugar-tracking system.
Medtronic and Qualcomm’s partnership in blood sugar monitoring has to catch up with competitors.
New tobacco laws thin the crowds at hookah bars
Smoking age is now 21. What’s in store for local hookah bars?